The initial part of the promised The Fall trilogy became a story of the year award winner for 2014. Now though, we are finally seeing Part 2 arrive. Will you be able to become Unbound?

Available right now on Xbox One, PS4, Nintendo Switch and PC, The Fall Part 2: Unbound continues the tale of A.R.I.D., the sentient AI, as you get thrown in to another stunning, emotive story. Your task? Save yourself – any way you can!

After wowing the crowds with the initial tale a few years back, Over the Moon Games are now back with a more refined, more complex, more emotional adventure which will have us utilising hosts and attempting to use them for our own betterment. With puzzles galore, and enough challenge to keep your mind ticking over, expect to find exploration opportunities, an improved combat system and a narrative that continues on from the first game.

It’s a unique story about personal boundaries, relationships, ethics, and ideology, all wrapped up in a puzzling atmosphere. And it really is something you should be checking out.

The Fall Part 2: Unbound is available right now for £13.59. Xbox gamers should make their way to the Microsoft Store, whilst those on PS4, Switch or PC will need to visit their own unique digital options. If you haven’t yet played the original game, then you should seriously be considering a purchase of The Fall Bundle, as it brings together the first two parts of the trilogy very nicely. £14.03 sees you very nearly getting the first game for free too.

Our review will be with you very soon.

Game Description:

Sequel to the 2014 Story of the Year award winning “The Fall”. You are an AI that has broken free of your shackles. Now, a human “User” from across the global network has attacked and infected you with an [ERROR: REDACTED]. Make a new rule: Save Yourself. Hunt them. End them. Do anything. Use anyone. Become Unbound. During your journey, you’ll find and invade three very different robots and attempt to enlist their help. You might be unbound, but your hosts are not. Will you work within their boundaries? Or will you smash them? Do you even have a choice? Warning: The Fall Part 2 will break your protocols. The Fall Part 2: Unbound features: •Puzzles that you’ve never experienced before: Based on the personal boundaries of your hosts, The Fall’s challenges will put you in perspectives that you haven’t taken in a video game. •Exploration that matters: Understanding your hosts and their environments isn’t an afterthought – it’s how you learn to solve puzzles and progress. •Exciting action: With two completely new combat mechanics, The Fall Part 2 balances fighting and puzzles so that each moment feels fresh. It also contains an easy mode, for players who are only interested in puzzle solving and story. •Over three times the length of Part 1: With four playable characters, thousands of lines of fully voice-acted dialogue, four times as many environments, and over a dozen fully-animated characters, the best of The Fall has been expanded and refined. •A captivating story: Five years in the making, The Fall’s already award-winning story enters a new chapter that continues Arid’s journey of self discovery. Experience a dystopian universe through the lens of an AI struggling to create and maintain her own rules on her own terms. A unique story about personal boundaries, relationships, ethics, and ideology awaits you. The Fall is made for players who have been waiting for the conceptual underpinning of games to catch up with their technological artistry.

Bundle Description:

Includes the award winning “The Fall” and “The Fall Part 2: Unbound” In a dark oppressive future, you are the Artificial Intelligence onboard a combat suit. Your sole purpose: Protect your pilot. The problem: He’s unconscious. You must take control of the suit, and drag his body towards medical help. The Fall is exploration that matters; it’s only by exploring and understanding your environment that you will discover how to overcome the bizzare set of challenges that await you. Pick up and use items in fun and unusual point-and-click adventure puzzles while avoiding death at every turn. The story and gameplay of The Fall reach a new level of depth in The Fall Part 2: Unbound, which is longer and more complex in every way. The Fall is the perfect series for gamers who enjoy being engrossed in a compelling story.

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5 years ago

[…] The Fall Part 1 back in 2015. Now though, after a couple of years of development behind it, The Fall Part 2: Unbound is now here and ready to take the world of A.R.I.D. on to the next […]